The Aguata local government area headquarters in Anambra State is currently under heavy attack by arsonists believed to be the dreaded unknown gunmen that has been ravaging the South East.

Aguata, which is the local government of the Governor, Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo came under attack in the afternoon of Thursday, April 7th, 2022.

As at press time, the council headquarters was torched by the attackers which JOURNALIST101 also gathered that the gunmen also attacked the market in the council- Eke Ekwulobia.

When contacted, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu told our correspondent that “following the report of the fire incident at the local government headquarters, the command has deployed men to the area and the situation has been brought under control.”

Ikenga, who’s the spokesman of Anambra State Police Command also said that men of the Fire Service have been contacted and they’re already combating the inferno.

He promised to get back with more details when they’re available to him.

Aguata is fast becoming a theatre of the activities of unknown gunmen. On Monday, two officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC were shot dead in Igboukwu-Ezinifite-Uga road.

The Governor had declared an end to the Monday’s sit-at-home which the main stream Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB had suspended but some hoodlums are still enforcing it.

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